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Iran’s Foreign Minister Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the Islamic Republic sent a warning to the US for its 'illegal' measures against Tehran's diplomats.

Wendy Sherman will serve as deputy secretary of state in the Biden administration.

Pompeo hits Iran, China, Cuba in last-minute sanctions push

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Pompeo hits Iran, China, Cuba in last-minute sanctions push

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo imposed sanctions on China, Iran and Cuba in a last-minute push aimed at boxing in President-elect Joe Biden.

Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

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Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

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Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 ...

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HRW urges Biden to let Trump face the courts

After assuming office, the incoming president should not stand in the way of professional prosecutors seeking to hold Donald Trump to account for various crimes, HRW urged.

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Pompeo: US redesignating Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

Pompeo said he was placing Cuba back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, a last-minute roadblock to expected efforts by ...

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Biden confirms Merrick Garland as pick for attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Merrick Garland as his pick for US attorney general.

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Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the recent violence in the US Capitol as he met with Steve Mnuchin after his trip to Sudan.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority.

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US targets Iran's steel industry with fresh sanctions

The United States have slapped Iran with fresh sanctions as the country ramps up its nuclear program.

House foreign affairs chief eyes resuming aid to Palestinians

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House foreign affairs chief eyes resuming aid to Palestinians

The new chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is looking to resume US humanitarian aid to the Palestinians.

Trump administration rejects UN budget over Israel, Iran

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Trump administration rejects UN budget over Israel, Iran

The US ambassador cited concerns, shared by Israel, that the budget for would fund an anniversary event for a 2001 anti-racism conference held ...

Biden policies 'deeply problematic' to Israel, Saudi Arabia

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Biden policies 'deeply problematic' to Israel, Saudi Arabia

A former US ambassador to Israel and a Middle East expert at the Council on Foreign relations have said that Biden's foreign policy could upset ...

Sanctions will remain key weapon in Biden's strategy

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Sanctions will remain key weapon in Biden's strategy

Biden will not walk away from the use of sanctions as a key foreign policy tool against the US' opponents.

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Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

The remarks come as Iran approaches the first anniversary of the US drone strike that killed Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani,

Horriya Marzouk

Obama's memoir and the Arab Spring

Barack Obama's recollection of his early White House years reopens the debate about the former US president's controversial Middle East ...

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Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief: reports

It's long been clear that Joe Biden would find some role for Pete Buttigieg in his administration.

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Netanyahu warns against ‘business as usual’ with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned against going back to a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, in comments apparently aimed at US ...

How US-Saudi ties could change in the Biden era

Sabena Siddiqui

How US-Saudi ties could change in the Biden era

Analysis: Among GCC states, the most dramatic impact could be felt in Saudi Arabia once the Biden administration takes over.

Sabena Siddiqui

What a Biden presidency means for Kashmir

Analysis: The Biden-Harris campaign took a robust stance on Kashmir. But with burgeoning India ties and an eye on China, the new administration ...

Biden must do what <em>Obama</em> didn't and close Guantanamo

Mobashra Tazamal

Biden must do what Obama didn't and close Guantanamo

Comment: Guantanamo has now been open for almost two decades, impacting the lives of hundreds of Muslims, their families, and communities as a ...

Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

During his first post-poll rally, US President Donald Trump launched into another litany of allegations that the polls won handily by Democrat ...

Egypt closes decade-old, controversial foreign funding case

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Egypt closes decade-old, controversial foreign funding case

Egypt closed a long-running investigation into 20 NGOs accused of illegally receiving foreign funds.

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